Building regulations fees and charges

The fees and charges you will have to pay when making an application for building regulations.

Making payment

Once you have applied, we will send you a payment link for our online payment service. Please use the address where the work is taking place as the payment reference.

Price table A: Fees for new dwellings of not more than 3 storeys

For one dwelling:

  • Application fee is £580 + VAT £116 = £696
  • Building Notice fee is £580 + VAT £116 = £696
  • Regularisation fee is £870

For 2 or more dwellings, dwellings over three storeys, or where the floor area of a dwelling exceeds 300 square metres please contact us on 0114 2734168 or email buildingcontrol@sheffield.gov.uk.

If electrical work is not to be certified under a Competent Person scheme additional fees will apply. See Price table C.

Price table B: Fees for extensions to a single domestic building

Additional fees apply when the relevant building work, or part thereof, has not been carried out by a Competent Person (referred to in regulation 7(5) (g) of the Building (Local Authority Charges Regulations 2010). It is additional to the Application, building notice or regularisation charge.

See Price table C for charges for electrical work not carried out by a Registered Competent Person.

Garages and carports

Erection or extension of a non-exempt detached or attached domestic garage or carport up to but not exceeding 100 square metres:

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Building Notice fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

Domestic extensions

Extension up to 40 square metres:

  • Application fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Building Notice fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Regularisation fee is £645

Extension of more than 40 square metres but not exceeding 60 square metres:

  • Application fee is £550 + VAT £110 = £660
  • Building Notice fee is £550 + VAT £110 = £660
  • Regularisation fee is £825

Extension of more than 60 square metres but not exceeding 100 square metres:

  • Application fee is £630 + VAT £126 = £756
  • Building Notice fee is £630 + VAT £126 = £756
  • Regularisation fee is £945

Loft conversions

Provision of one or more rooms in a roof space where none exists at present:

  • Application fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Building Notice fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Regularisation fee is £645

Other conversions

Conversion of a garage to a habitable room:

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Building Notice fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

Alterations to extend or create a basement of up to 50 square metres (not including Underpinning):

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Building Notice fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

Price table C: Fees for alterations to a single domestic dwelling

The installation of any controlled fitting or other building work ancillary to the building of an extension does not come with any fees.

Underpinning a dwelling or part

Fixed price:

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Building Notice fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

Renovation of a thermal element such as like for like replacement roof covering where no structural works are involved

Fixed price:

  • Building Notice fee is £125 + VAT £25 = £150
  • Regularisation fee is £187.50

Window replacement (Non-Competent Persons scheme)

Fixed price for up to 20 windows:

  • Application fee is £105 + VAT £21 = £126
  • Building Notice fee is £105 + VAT £21 = £126
  • Regularisation fee is £157.50

Electrical Works (Non-Competent Persons scheme)

  • Application fee is £170 + VAT £34 = £204
  • Building Notice fee is £170 + VAT £34 = £204
  • Regularisation fee is £255

Internal alterations, installation of fittings, structural alterations (not including electrical works)

Where such work is ancillary to an extension where fees have been calculated from Table B there is no additional charge.

Fixed price based on estimated cost bands.

Less than £2,000:

  • Application fee is £150 + VAT £30 = £180
  • Building Notice fee is £150 + VAT £30 = £180
  • Regularisation fee is £255

£2,001 to £5,000:

  • Application fee is £220 + VAT £44 = £264
  • Building Notice fee is £220 + VAT £44 = £264
  • Regularisation fee is £330

£5,001 to £10,000:

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Building Notice fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

£10,001 to £25,000:

  • Application fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Building Notice fee is £430 + VAT £86 = £516
  • Regularisation fee is £645

£25,001 to £50,000:

  • Application fee is £550 + VAT £110 = £660
  • Building Notice fee is £550 + VAT £110 = £660
  • Regularisation fee is £825

£50,001 to £75,000:

  • Application fee is £630 + VAT £126 = £756
  • Building Notice fee is £630 + VAT £126 = £756
  • Regularisation fee is £945

For works costing more than £75,000 contact us.

Price table D: Fees for other building work (non-domestic)

New build, Extensions and Alterations not described elsewhere including structural alterations and installation of controlled fittings

Fixed price based on estimated cost banks:

Up to £5,000:

  • Application fee is £220 + VAT £44 = £264
  • Regularisation fee is £330

£5,001 to £10,000:

  • Application fee is £300 + VAT £60 = £360
  • Regularisation fee is £450

£10,001 to £25,000:

  • Application fee is £400 + VAT £80 = £480
  • Regularisation fee is £600

£25,001 to £50,000:

  • Application fee is £500 + VAT £100 = £600
  • Regularisation fee is £750

£50,001 to £75,000:

  • Application fee is £600 + VAT £120 = £720
  • Regularisation fee is £900

More than £75,000 contact us.

Window replacement (Non-competent Persons Scheme)

More than 20 windows depends on the cost of the work. It will cost 50% of the fees listed above under New build, Extensions and Alterations not described elsewhere including structural alterations and installation of controlled fittings.

Fixed price for up to 20 windows:

  • Application fee is £150 + VAT £30 = £180
  • Regularisation fee is £225

Renovation of a thermal element such as like for like roof covering where no structural works are involved

Fixed price based on estimated cost bands.

Up to £50,000:

  • Application fee is £150 + VAT £30 = £180
  • Regularisation fee is £225

£50,001 to £100,000:

  • Application fee is £200 + VAT £40 = £240
  • Regularisation fee is £300

More than £100,000 contact us.

Charges for work to Meadowhall or Crystal Peaks shopping centre

The fees are individually determined. Please contact us for a quotation.

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